Friday, September 9, 2011

Clark County Public Health Calls for Extra Safety Measures

Hot, dry, smoky – dangerous outlook calls for extra safety measure

Health, park and fire officials are urging local residents to make every effort to stay safe this weekend in the heat, in the water and outdoors, where fires can start quickly and spread out of control. More information>

The National Weather Service (NWS) has expanded the "Red Flag" Fire Warning to all of Clark County. See the following NWS link for further information:

- Keeping cool when temperatures soar (PDF) -

- Reduce risks when swimming

- Keep food safe

- Be careful at parks

- Burn ban remains in effect

- Air pollution and health

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